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16 Nov 2016

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE- BANK PO EXAM Q&A UPDATED (10 + 270 question and answers )

Read these TOP-10 Expected GK Questions for Competitive Exams given below:

Q. What do you mean by term 'Gatka'?
(1) It is an ancient martial art performed in Punjab
(2) It is a name of Jewelry which is correct by women of Punjab
(3) It is a name of folk dance which performed on marriages in Punjab
(4) It is a name of Finincial scheme which launched by Punjab State Govt.
(5) None of these

Q. Which of the following is incorrect regarding Pneumonia Disease?
(1) It is caused by Bacteria only
(2) Breathing difficulty in Pneumonia is because of alveoli get filled with pus and fluid
(3) Pneumonia can spread via air
(4) Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) is the second most common cause of bacterial Pneumonia
(5) None of these

Q. Electronic cigarettes contains which of the following material?
(A) Nicotine
(B) Glycerine
(C) Polypropylene
(D) Propylene glycol

Choose the correct option:
(1) A, B and C
(2) A, B and D
(3) A and B
(4) A and D
(5) None of these

Q. The Punda belongs to the same family as that of
(1) Bear
(2) Cat
(3) Dog
(4) Rabit
(5) None of these

Q. The removal of top soil by water or wind called?
(1) Silting of soil
(2) Soil erosion
(3) Soil creep
(4) Soil wash
(5) None of these

Q. The smallest functional and structural unit of Kidney is called as?
(1) Nephron
(2) Reticulocyte
(3) Granulocyte
(4) Neuron
(5) None of these

Q. Which city is known for its chiken embroidery?
(1) Pune
(2) Ujjain
(3) Surat
(4) Lucknow
(5) Jaipur

Q. Nuakhai festival is celebrated in which among the following states of India?
(1) Uttar Pradesh
(2) Punjab
(3) Himachal Pradesh
(4) Odisha
(5) Gujarat

Q. The Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission is appointed by? 
(1) President
(2) Vice-President
(3) Union Home Minister
(4) Minister in charge of DoPT
(5) Prime Minister

Q. The President of India can nominate ______members in Lok Sabha and _____ members in Rajya Sabha.
(1) 12, 2
(2) 2, 12
(3) 2, 10
(4) 10, 2
(5) 15, 5

Answer Key:
1. 1
Gatka is an ancient martial art system which uses spiritual, mental and physical skills in equal portions to help one fully competent in defending themselves and others.

2. 1
Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection that affects the Lungs. The Lungs are made up of small sacs called alveoli, which fill with air when a healthy person breathes. When an indivisual has Pneumonia, the alveoli are filled with pus and fluid, which makes breathing painful and limits oxyzen intake.

3. 2

4. 1 - Bear

5. 2 - Soil erosion

6. 1-Nephron

7. 4
The famous embroidery work of Uttar Pradesh is Chikan embroidery that is known for its exquisite artistic superiority all over the world. The very word `chikan` is derived from the Persian word `chikaan` meaning drapery. Chikan embroidery, the superior embroidery work of Uttar Pradesh was originated in Lucknow.

8. 4 Odisha - Nuakhai is an agricultural festival mainly observed by people of Western Odisha in India. Nuakhai is observed to welcome the new rice of the season. According to the Hindu calendar it is observed on panchamitithi (the fifth day) of the lunar fortnight of the month of Bhadrapada or Bhaadra (August–September), the day after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. This is the most important social festival of Western Odisha.

9. 1

10. 2

Question Asked in Various Recent Bank Exams (SBI, IBPS RRB, IBPS PO)
1.       What is the capital of Guyana? - Georgetown
2.       National Journalism Day is observed on which day every year? - 17 November   
3.       Apollo Hospitals tied up with Pharma firm  - Sanofi
4.       Mohammad Ghouse, passed away in Chennai. He was associated with which sports? - Cricket
5.       Expand COMPAT - Competition Appellate Tribunal
6.       Indian men hockey team clinched gold after how many years in Asian Games? - 16 years
7.       India won how many gold medals in 17th Asian games? - 11
8.       Expand TS GENCO – Telangana State Power Generation Corporation
9.       Who is Michael Phelps? - US swimmer
10.    Indian Railways on 10 October 2014 celebrated its ……… Annual Railway National Awards - 59th
11.    PM Narendra Modi addressed Indian-Americans at world famous Madison Square Garden.Madison Square Garden is situated in which city? - New York
12.    J. Jayalalithaa became first incumbent chief minister to be convicted for corruption and was sentenced for 4 years in Jail .She was the chief minister of __state? - Tamil Nadu
13.    The Vision Statement is issued by - India and US
14.    Kailash Satyarthi  is associated with _______movement? - Bachpan Bachao Andolan
15.    Who is the author of the Book " The shadow lines"? - Amitav Ghosh
16.    According to Union Budget 2014-15, how many IIMs to be opened? - 5
17.    In railway budget 2014-15, Cleanliness budget up by how many per cent over last year? - 40%
18.    FDI limit in Civil Aviation - 49%.
19.    Census 2011, was the 15th Census of India and …… Census after Independence. - 7th
20.    Headquarter of Indian bank is situated in __________ city? - Chennai
21.    Who is the current road, transport, highways and shipping minister?  - Nitin Gadkari
22.    ECB stands for-External Commercial Borrowings
23.    Wimbledon Cup is related to _______ game ?  - Lawn tennis
24.    Currency of Malaysia is - Ringgit      
25.    EPS in share market stands for - Earnings Per Share    
26.    Who is authorized to permit premature closure of PPF A/c? - Chairman of concerning Bank
27.    The objective of Government to appoint  Narasimham Committee is - to strengthen the banking system
28.    When was NABARD established? - July 12, 1982
29.    _________ cities in India has become the world’s second most populous city in 2014 after Tokyo, according to a UN report released recently? - Delhi 
30.    Recently who has become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA)? - Sim Bhullar
31.    Who is the present Global Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF? - Sachin Tendulkar
32.    ___________ is an e-Commerce solution of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)? - RuPay Debit Cards                       
33.    Recently SBI signed _______ line of credit with Export Import Bank of India. - 500 million dollars
34.    _________ highest urban population? - Maharashtra
35.    Japan has sea-conflict with _________ country? - China
36.    ________ signed an agreement with the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd. for a loan of Rs. 1,170 crore? - Canara Bank 
37.    Recently former President of the United States of America Bill Clinton visited Jabrouli village, near Lucknow, on an awareness mission on - diarrhea
38.    India has inked a loan agreement with World Bank for an assistance of ____for the Odisha Disaster Recovery Project. - $153 million   
39.    For the safety and welfare of women how much money has been provided for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Yojana to generate awareness on the issues? - Rs. 100 crores
40.    ___was conferred “Best Bank – Public Sector” award in BFSI Awards-2014 by World HRD Congress, recently? - Bank of Maharashtra
41.    What is Current Repo Rate? - 8%
42.    Recently Priyanka Chopra played a role of Mary Kom in a movie, who is Mary kom? - Boxer
43.    Expand DBT - Direct Benefit Transfer
44.    Lisbon is the capital of – Portugal
45.    Currency of Saudi Arabia - Riyal
46.    What is ‘C’ in KYC? - Customer
47.    What is ‘I’ in REIT? - Investment
48.    Mary Barra  who recently visited India is the CEO of  – General Motors
49.    According to RBI norms, what is minimum capital required for foriegn banks to open subsidaries in India? - Rs 500 Crores
50.    17th Asian Games were held at- Incheon
51.    ‘Together we can’ is slogan of ________? - Canara Bank
52.    “Pahla kadam , pahli udan” account is  launched by ______ ? - SBI
53.    Bank formed by Brics is known as - New Development Bank
54.    SEBI extended guide line to appoint at least one women in board of director by - 31march 2015
55.    Upallu Srinivas who died recently is a renowned – Madolin Player
56.    RBI has recently reduced ATM transaction from 5 to 3, on _______ accounts it is not applicable? - BSBDA
57.    Pension scheme for rural and unorganised sector is - Swavalamban
58.    Card launched by Indian Railway to avoid payment transaction during ticket booking is - Go India smart Card
59.    Government clears disinvestment in 3 PSU’s for the sum of Rs 44,000 crores, _________ is one of them? - ONGC
60.    Cantolania referendum is a part of _______? - Spain
61.    Rupay card is used by which type of banks? - All scheduled commercial banks
62.    Current Prime Minister of UK is - David Cameroon
63.    Who was the Indian cricket team coach in the recent debacle against England in the investec test series? - Duncan Fletcher
64.    Shivasundram hydro power project  is stated in which state ? - Karnataka
65.    _________ has launched premium credit cards exclusively for women scheme? - HDFC Bank
66.    The upper limit that can be deposited in PPF account has increased to – Rs 2 lac
67.    “And Then One Day” novel is authored by – Naseeruddin Shah
68.    _________ has not been conferred with Padma Shri awards? - Raghunath Mashelkar
69.    Bhamashah Financial Empowerment scheme is launched by the government of which of the following states? - Rajasthan
70.    _________ states in India has the highest rural population? - Sikkim
71.    The minimum paid up capital required for both small and payment banks is – Rs 100 crores
72.    Limit for FDI in multibrand is - 51%
73.    _________ banks has signed 500 million dollar line of credit EXIM bank of Korea? - SBI
74.    Committee formed to review the investment guidelines for national pension schemes in the private sector – G.N. Bajpai Committee
75.    As per HSBC report India will become the fifth largest exporter by the year - 2030
76.    Asia’s first ballistic Research Centre is to be opened in – India
77.    The book ‘Lajja’ is authored by – Taslima Nasrim
78.    Name the French Foreign Minister who recently visited India. - Laurent Fabris
79.    ‘Economic Outlook Report’ is published by which of the following organisations? - IMF
80.    India’s first Kisan Mandi is to be set up in – Delhi
81.    Jan Dhan yojna additional insurance coverage is provided by which organization? - HDFC
82.    What is the tagline of United bank of India? - The Bank that begins with U.
83.    BSBDA is related with which of the following field? - Banking
84.    Which is the Largest desert in the world? - Sahara
85.    Who is  Lieutenant Governor of Delhi? - Najeeb Jung
86.    Hanoi is the capital of –Vietnam
87.    Who is the author of Half girlfriend? - Chetan Bhagat
88.    PMGSY full form-Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
89.    What is the Currency of China? - yuan
90.    What is the maximum amount in PPF? - Rs 150000
91.    Kudankulam Nuclear power plant is situated in which state? - Tamil Nadu
92.    Who is the Director of Finding Fanny? - Homi Adajania
93.    What is the Maximum limit of RTGS? - No limit
94.    Pre shipment and post shipment is related with which finance? - Export finance
95.    State with lowest population, according to census 2011? - Sikkim
96.    RBI release draft Guidelines for Licensing of Payments Banks and Small Banks.What is the capital of these banks? - Rs 100 crore
97.    RRCAT  is located in which state? - Madhya Pradesh
98.    Individual Borrower can check their credit report from –CIBIL
99.    EBT full form-Electronic Benefits Transfer
100. Bank license given to which NBFCs ? - Bandhan and IDFC
101. Which one of the following is not regulator(Options - RBI,SEBI,CERN,IRDA) ? - CERN
102. Rohan Bopanna related to which sport ? - Tennis
103. Which line divides America and Canada- ? 49th parallel
104. What is the nick name of Korea ? - Land of morning calm
105. 2014 is recognised as completion of 100 years of which war ? - World War - I
106. Angela Merkel is related to which country ? - Germany
107. Who is the chairman of committee related to Gas pricing ? -Vijay Kelkar
108. What is the expanded form of PLO - Palestine liberation organization
109. African union is fighting with which terrorist organisation ?- Boko haram
110. Donna Trott has authored the book titled as ? - The goldfinch
111. What is the range of Bramhos missile ? - 290Km
112. Currency of Bhutan? - Ngultrum
113. New Governor of Haryana ? - Kaptan Singh Solanki
114. Jarawa tribe belongs to ? - Andaman and Nicobar islands
115. Who is the Minister of state for IT & Broadcasting? - Prakash Javdekar
116. What is the Literacy rate of Bihar according to 2011 census? - 63.82%
117. Mary kom movie produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali is written by : Saiwyn Quadras
118. Currency of Sri lanka ? - Sri Lanka Rupee
119. Capital of Kuwait ?- Kuwait city
120. Power, Coal and renewable energies minister in the current government ? - Piyush Goyal
121. Currency of Vatican City ? - Euro
122. Gagan Narang won medal in Commonwealth in which shooting event? - 50 m air rifle event
123. What are the number of Nationalized Banks in India after nationalization of BMB? - 21
124. Davis Cup related to which sport ?- Lawn Tennis
125. Which country topped CWG 2014 Medal tally ? - England
126. New Deputy Governer of RBI S S Mundra replaced whom ? - K C Chakraborty
127. Which among the following is a banking term ? - CRR
128. Which of the following is an Indirect Tax ? - Service Tax
129. Controller of Mutual Fund ? - SEBI
130. Full form of CFL? - Compact fluorescent lamp
131. Cerebral hemorrhage caused by deficiency of which vitamin? - Vitamin K
132. Capital of Sierra Leon? - Freetown
133. Minister of Parliament Affairs: Venkaiah Naidu
134. Hepatitis day: 28 July
135. 17th NAM Summit will be held in: Venezuela
136. In Common wealth Games 2014 Abhinav Bindra won gold for: 10m rifle shooting
137. Capital of Iraq: Baghdad
138. Capital of Bhutan: Thimpu
139. Currency of Vatican City: Euro
140. A book on Vijay Malaya is authored by: K. Giriprakash
141. RBI governor replaced whom: D Subba Rao
142. Khushwant Singh is: a novelist, journalist
143. Which scheme is for slum people: Indira Awas Yojna
144. Minister of Information & Broadcasting, environment, forest: Prakash Javadekar
145. Banking is defined under which act: Banking Regulation Act, 1949
146. ICC trophy is related to? Cricket
147. Capital of Zimbabwe? Harare
148. Currency of Myanmar? – Kyat
149. Author of the book titled 'What young India wants'? - Chetan Bhagat
150. World environment day? - 5th June
151. Skill development minister? - Sarbananda Sonowal
152. Minimum Maturity period for commercial paper? - 7 days
153. Governor of West Bengal? - Keshari NathTripathi
154. Who was the defence minister in the previous council of ministers - A K Antony
155. Literacy rate of kerala? - 93.91 %
156. ADB will help in road construction in which Indian state? – Manipur
157. Author of the book 'My Years with Rajeev and Sonia'? - R D Pradhan
158. Guru Tej Bahadur trophy is related to which sport? - Hockey
159. Venue of next FIFA 2018 World cup? – Russia
160. 3 countries who are a participating in Malabar Exercise? - India, USA, Japan
161. Full form of EVM - Electronic Voting Machine
162. FIFA golden ball award ? - Lionel Messi
163. Reliance produced less amount of gas resulting in government loss in which block ? KG-D6
164. First BRICS New development bank ? – Shanghai
165. Union minister of Mine & steel, labour & employment - Narendra Singh Tomar
166. Recent book on Dilip Kumar - Substance and Shadow by Uday Tara
167. Sri Lankan cricketer, who announced his retirement? - Mahela Jayawardhane
168. Currency of Saudi Arabia - Saudi Riyal
169. Name of Maharashtra new tiger reserve - Bor Sancutary reserve
170. Fees needed to submit for lodging complain to Banking ombudsman - No fees
171. Insurance regulator – IRDA
172. Chandi prasad bhat won Gandhi peace prize for his contribution in which area? - Chipko Movement
173. Which country manufactured VELOX-1 ? – Singapore
174. Capital of Cyprus ? – Nicosia
175. Committee on financial inclusion: Nachiket Mor Committee
176. 150 km missile launched by DRDO recently: Prithvi
177. Minister of Social Justice and empowerment: Thawar Chand Gehlot
178. Bhartiya Mahila Bank Chairman: Usha Ananthasubramanium
179. Banks Nationalization: 1969
180. Capital of Argentina: Buenos Aires
181. Official Currency of Indonesia: Indonesian Rupiah
182. Vijay Sheshadri won Pulitzer prize for: "3 Sections"
183. Which state don’t shares the border with Telangana: Jharkhand
184. Constituency of Nitin Gadkari: Nagpur
185. Recently PM inaugurated a hydro power plant at which place: Uri (J & K)
186. Press freedom day: 3 May
187. RBI established in: 1935
188. Who is the current Food & Consumer Affairs minister: Ram Vilas Paswan
189. World Tourism Day is celebrated on: 27 September
190. Gillette cup is associated with which sports: Cricket
191. Kaveri river water dispute between which states: Karnataka & Tamil Nadu
192. Capital of Canada? Ottawa
193. Headquarter of CRISIL? – Mumbai
194. Which device is used to measure blood pressure ? Sphygmomanometer
195. State with highest per capita milk availability- PUNJAB
196. 24th ASEAN summit venue- Nay Pyi Taw
197. SMSME cabinet minister- Kalraj Mishra
198. Bhartiya Mahila bank inaugurated by-Manmohan Singh
199. Study of kidney disease comes under branch? Nephrology
200. Country having three top most companies? USA
201. .CSO full form- Central Statistical Organisation
202. CBS full form- Core Banking Solution
203. Which organization collect and publish financial data? National Sample Survey Organisation
204. Ashes trophy played between countries- Australia and England
205. Lok Sabha Constituency of Sushma Swaraj – Vidisha
206. Who is Health Minister: Dr. Harsh Vardhan
207. Who provides assistance to small industries: SIDBI
208. RBI Adjust Liquidity by which tool: LAF (Liquidity Adjustment Facility)
209. Functions of RBI – Bankers Bank
210. Camel is the official animal of which state: Rajasthan
211. Capital of Sweden: Stockholm
212. Winner of Australian Grand Prix: Nico Rosberg
213. Nilgiris is located in which state: Tamil Nadu
214. Highest Urban Population of which state: Maharashtra
215. International Day for Old Person: 1 October
216. Sign on 1 Rupee currency note: Finance Secretary
217. Capro Group has won the International Business Year of the award is owned by: Lord Swaraj Paul
218. 2015 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting will be held in: Malta
219. Committee on Cauvery water dispute: B.S Chauhan
220. Which country started first plastic notes: Australia
221. DRDO developed which indigenous plane: Tejas
222.  Japan has sea-conflict with which country: China
223. A.R Rahman street name in which country: Canada
224. Which of the following is not true about Telangna? is dived on the linguistic basis.
225.  Currency of Afghanistan – Afghan Afghani
226. Commercial Paper is issued for how many days - a minimum of 7 days and a maximum of up to 1s year
227. Malaysia currency: Ringgit
228. Who score first hattrick goal in foot ball world cup: Thomas Muller (Germany)
229. Mynamar capital: Naypyidaw
230.  In LoK Sabha elections if any candidate win two seats (like our pm) so in what duration of time he has to leave one seat -14 days
231.  FIFA 2014 Mascot Name: Fuleco
232.  Indian Overseas minister: Sushma Swaraj
233.  IBSA full form – India, Brazil, South & Africa
234. World Autism day: 2 April
235. World aids day celebrated on : 1 December
236. Chemical and fertilizer cabinet minister: Ananth Kumar
237. Beiji oil refinary located in: Iraq
238. PC stands for: Personal Computer
239. Flipkart acquire which online shop: Myntra.com
240. Currency of Italy: Euro
241. Head of SIT Committee: MB Shah
242. Capital of Brazil –Brasilia
243. Casual vacancy written by: J K Rowling
244.  Iraq currency: Dinar
245. Who regulate Monetary policy: RBI
246.  Budget in which article: Article:112
247. How many languages in Indian currency – 17
248. Full form of ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange
249. Kanyakumari formerly known as - Cape Comorin
250. York University, Canada gave award to - Ratan Tata
251. Nevia first plant in India - Sanand, Gujarat
252. Who win 3 medals in ISSF world cup in Munich – Jitu Rai
253. Who is Richest Player in FIFA: Cristiano Ronaldo
254. OPEC has how much % of total oil - 81%
255. Country having least global peace index – Syria
256. Tata group joined which airlines: Air Asia
257. Commercial papers issued in what multiples: Rs.5 lakh
258. Recently Navaratna status given to: National Building Construction Corporation & Engineers India Ltd
259. Azlan Shah who died recently is a: Hockey Player
260.  Indian currency notes bear a signature of: RBI Governor
261. World economic forum held in: Abuja (Nigeria)
262. Headquarter of Infosys: Bangalore
263. Best ranked IIT among BRICS top universities 2014: IIT Delhi
264.  Salarjung museum located in which state: Hyderabad, Telangana
265. RIL & Network 18 Deal(in crores)- 4000 Crores
266.  Sahara the untold story Written by?-Tamal Bandyopadhyay
267. Amul set up Dairy worth 200 cr at which city?- Varansi
268. Chinese Currency? – YUAN
269.  Sachin Tendulkar coins were sponsored by which company? EAST INDIA COMPANY

270. Human rights day is observed on which day-DEC 10

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